You can report tree removal or unpermitted change to natural features in areas of the City that are zoned as Special Natural Area Districts (SNAD).

Natural features include: 

  • Trees
  • Forests
  • Rock outcroppings
  • Slopes
  • Streams
  • Wetlands

SNADs are located in:

  • The Bronx in Community Board 8, Riverdale
  • Queens in Community Board 7, Fort Trotten
  • Staten Island Greenbelt in Community Boards 1 and 2, including South Richmond and Hillside

There are no SNADs in Manhattan or Brooklyn.

What Happens Next

The Department of Buildings issues violations when appropriate.